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Regulations for the Prohibition of the Use of Certain Names or Descriptions for Wine

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Date of Text (Issued):March 16, 1962
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:These Regulations are promulgated under Government Notice No. R. 426 of March 16, 1962.

The notification by South Africa to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'These Regulations list certain names or descriptions of wine which are not to be used as names of South African wines and also prohibits the sale in South Africa of any wine bearing those names and descriptions if not originating in France.'
Available Texts: 
Afrikaans

Verbod op die Gebruik van Sekere Name of Beskrywings vir Wyn Verbod op die Gebruik van Sekere Name of Beskrywings vir Wyn, Complete document (pdf) [1126 KB]

English

Regulations for the Prohibition of the Use of Certain Names or Descriptions for Wine Regulations for the Prohibition of the Use of Certain Names or Descriptions for Wine, Complete document (pdf) [1126 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:ZA012

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